Dark Souls: Remastered Gets Solaire of Astora Amiibo; Network Test Coming to Switch

Praise the sun!

on March 8, 2018 6:12 PM

On today’s Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that a network test for the Nintendo Switch version of Dark Souls: Remastered will occur before launch giving players a glimpse of what to expect from the re-release. More details have yet to be specified.

Additionally, a Solaire of Astora amiibo was revealed letting you “praise the sun” in-game to your heart’s content.

For those who don’t know, Dark Souls is an action RPG that is known for its brutally difficult gameplay and its intriguing world. Since its release, it has influenced a slew of titles, such as the upcoming action JRPG, Code Vein. Sporting a graphical upgrade, Dark Souls: Remastered announced its arrival on the Nintendo Switch during January’s Nintendo Direct mini.

Dark Souls: Remastered and the Solaire of Astora amiibo will launch for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 25th, 2018.

This is just one of many games detailed in today’s Nintendo Direct. Check back on the site to see all of its exciting reveals.

Michael Ruiz is a staff writer at DualShockers. He enjoys most video games, but would be happy playing Galaga for the rest of his life. When he isn't playing games, he is probably watching professional wrestling or podcasting over at Model Citizens Media.